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Genesis Chapter 18

1 and~he~will~be~SEE(Verb) {וַיֵּרָא / wai'yey'ra} TO~him {אֵלָיו / ey'law} YHWH {יְהוָה / YHWH} in~GREAT.TREE~s {בְּאֵלֹנֵי / bê'ey'lo'ney} Mamre {מַמְרֵא / mam'rey} and~HE {וְהוּא / wê'hu} SETTLE(Verb)~ing(ms) {יֹשֵׁב / yo'sheyv} OPENING {פֶּתַח / pe'tahh} the~TENT {הָאֹהֶל / ha'o'hel} like~HOT {כְּחֹם / kê'hhom} the~DAY {הַיּוֹם / hai'yom}

and YHWH appeared to him in the great trees of Mamre, and he was settling in the opening of the tent as the day was hot, [Commentary]

2 and~he~will~LIFT.UP(Verb) {וַיִּשָּׂא / wai'yi'sa} EYE~s2~him {עֵינָיו / ey'naw} and~he~will~SEE(Verb) {וַיַּרְא / wai'yar} and~LOOK {וְהִנֵּה / wê'hin'neyh} THREE {שְׁלֹשָׁה / shê'lo'shah} MAN~s {אֲנָשִׁים / a'na'shim} be~STAND.UP(Verb)~ing(mp) {נִצָּבִים / ni'tsa'vim} UPON~him {עָלָיו / a'law} and~he~will~SEE(Verb) {וַיַּרְא / wai'yar} and~he~will~RUN(Verb) {וַיָּרָץ / wai'ya'rats} to~~>>~MEET(Verb)~them(m) {לִקְרָאתָם / liq'ra'tam} from~OPENING {מִפֶּתַח / mi'pe'tahh} the~TENT {הָאֹהֶל / ha'o'hel} and~he~will~self~BEND.DOWN(Verb) {וַיִּשְׁתַּחוּ / wai'yish'ta'hhu} LAND~unto {אָרְצָה / ar'tsah}

and he lifted up his eyes and he saw and look, three men were standing upon him, and he saw, and he ran from the opening of the tent to meet them, he bent himself down unto the land, [Commentary]

3 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמַר / wai'yo'mar} Adonai {אֲדֹנָי / a'do'nai}[130] IF {אִם / im} PLEASE {נָא-1 / na} I~did~FIND(Verb) {מָצָאתִי / ma'tsa'ti} BEAUTY {חֵן / hheyn} in~EYE~s2~you(ms) {בְּעֵינֶיךָ / bê'ey'ney'kha} DO.NOT {אַל / al} PLEASE {נָא-1 / na} you(ms)~will~CROSS.OVER(Verb) {תַעֲבֹר / ta'a'vor} from~UPON {מֵעַל / mey'al} SERVANT~you(ms) {עַבְדֶּךָ / av'de'kha}

and he said, "Adonai , please, if I find beauty in your eyes, please do not cross over from upon your servant,"

4 he~will~be~much~TAKE(Verb) {יֻקַּח / yu'qahh} PLEASE {נָא-1 / na} SMALL.AMOUNT {מְעַט / mê'at} WATER~s2 {מַיִם / ma'yim} and~!(mp)~BATHE(Verb) {וְרַחֲצוּ / wê'ra'hha'tsu} FOOT~s2~you(mp) {רַגְלֵיכֶם / rag'ley'khem} and~!(ms)~be~LEAN(Verb) {וְהִשָּׁעֲנוּ / wê'hi'sha'a'nu} UNDER {תַּחַת / ta'hhat} the~TREE {הָעֵץ / ha'eyts}

"Please, a small amount of waters will be taken and bathe your feet and lean under the tree,"

5 and~I~will~TAKE(Verb)~her {וְאֶקְחָה / wê'eq'hhah} FRAGMENT {פַת / phat} BREAD {לֶחֶם / le'hhem} and~!(mp)~HOLD.UP(Verb) {וְסַעֲדוּ / wê'sa'a'du}[131] HEART~you(mp) {לִבְּכֶם / li'be'khem} AFTER {אַחַר / a'hhar} you(mp)~will~CROSS.OVER(Verb) {תַּעֲבֹרוּ / ta'a'vo'ru} GIVEN.THAT {כִּי / ki} UPON {עַל / al} SO {כֵּן / keyn}[132] you(mp)~did~CROSS.OVER(Verb) {עֲבַרְתֶּם / a'var'tem} UPON {עַל / al} SERVANT~you(mp) {עַבְדְּכֶם / av'de'khem} and~they(m)~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמְרוּ / wai'yom'ru} SO {כֵּן / keyn} you(ms)~will~DO(Verb) {תַּעֲשֶׂה / ta'a'seh} like~WHICH {כַּאֲשֶׁר / ka'a'sheyr} you(ms)~did~much~SPEAK(Verb) {דִּבַּרְתָּ / di'bar'ta}

"and I will take a fragment of bread and hold up your heart, afterward you will cross over since you crossed over upon your servant," and they said, "you will do so just as you spoke,"

6 and~he~will~much~HURRY(Verb) {וַיְמַהֵר / wai'ma'heyr} Avraham {אַבְרָהָם / av'ra'ham} the~TENT~unto {הָאֹהֱלָה / ha'o'he'lah} TO {אֶל / el} Sarah {שָׂרָה / sa'rah} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} !(fs)~much~HURRY(Verb) {מַהֲרִי / me'ha'ri} THREE {שְׁלֹשׁ / shê'losh} SE'AH~s {סְאִים / sê'im} GRAIN.FLOUR {קֶמַח / qe'mahh} FLOUR {סֹלֶת / so'let} !(fs)~KNEAD(Verb) {לוּשִׁי / lu'shi} and~!(fs)~DO(Verb) {וַעֲשִׂי / wa'a'si} BREAD.CAKE~s {עֻגוֹת / u'got}

and Avraham much hurried unto the tent to Sarah and he said, "hurry, knead three se'ahs of grain flour and make bread cakes,"

7 and~TO {וְאֶל / wê'el} the~CATTLE {הַבָּקָר / ha'ba'qar} he~did~RUN(Verb) {רָץ / rats} Avraham {אַבְרָהָם / av'ra'ham} and~he~will~TAKE(Verb) {וַיִּקַּח / wai'yi'qahh} SON {בֶּן / ben} CATTLE {בָּקָר / ba'qar} TENDER {רַךְ / rakh} and~FUNCTIONAL {וָטוֹב / wa'tov} and~he~will~GIVE(Verb) {וַיִּתֵּן / wai'yi'teyn} TO {אֶל / el} the~YOUNG.MAN {הַנַּעַר / ha'na'ar} and~he~will~much~HURRY(Verb) {וַיְמַהֵר / wai'ma'heyr} to~~>>~DO(Verb) {לַעֲשׂוֹת / la'a'sot} AT~him {אֹתוֹ / o'to}

and Avraham ran to the cattle and he took a son of the cattle, tender and functional, and he gave it to the young man, and he hurried to make him,

8 and~he~will~TAKE(Verb) {וַיִּקַּח / wai'yi'qahh} CHEESE {חֶמְאָה / hhem'ah} and~FAT {וְחָלָב / wê'hha'lav} and~SON {וּבֶן / u'ven} the~CATTLE {הַבָּקָר / ha'ba'qar} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} he~did~DO(Verb) {עָשָׂה / a'sah} and~he~will~GIVE(Verb) {וַיִּתֵּן / wai'yi'teyn} to~FACE~s~them(m) {לִפְנֵיהֶם / liph'ney'hem} and~HE {וְהוּא / wê'hu} STAND(Verb)~ing(ms) {עֹמֵד / o'meyd} UPON~them(m) {עֲלֵיהֶם / a'ley'hem} UNDER {תַּחַת / ta'hhat} the~TREE {הָעֵץ / ha'eyts} and~they(m)~will~EAT(Verb) {וַיֹּאכֵלוּ / wai'yo'khey'lu}

and he took cheese and fat and a son of the cattle, which he made, and he gave it to their face, and he was standing upon them under the tree and they ate,

9 and~they(m)~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמְרוּ / wai'yom'ru} TO~him {אֵלָיו / ey'law} WHERE {אַיֵּה / ai'yeyh} Sarah {שָׂרָה / sa'rah} WOMAN~you(ms) {אִשְׁתֶּךָ / ish'te'kha} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} LOOK {הִנֵּה / hin'neyh} in~the~TENT {בָאֹהֶל / va'o'hel}

and they said to him, "where is Sarah your woman," and he said, "look, in the tent,"

10 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} ~>>~TURN.BACK(Verb) {שׁוֹב / shov} I~will~TURN.BACK(Verb) {אָשׁוּב / a'shuv} TO~you(ms) {אֵלֶיךָ / ey'ley'kha} like~the~APPOINTED.TIME {כָּעֵת / ka'eyt} LIVING {חַיָּה / hhai'yah}[133] and~LOOK {וְהִנֵּה / wê'hin'neyh} SON {בֵן / veyn} to~Sarah {לְשָׂרָה / lê'sa'rah} WOMAN~you(ms) {אִשְׁתֶּךָ / ish'te'kha} and~Sarah {וְשָׂרָה / wê'sa'rah} HEAR(Verb)~ing(fs) {שֹׁמַעַת / sho'ma'at} OPENING {פֶּתַח / pe'tahh}[134] the~TENT {הָאֹהֶל / ha'o'hel} and~HE {וְהוּא / wê'hu} AFTER~him {אַחֲרָיו / a'hha'raw}

and he said, "I will surely turn back to you at the appointed time of living, and look, a son for Sarah your woman," and Sarah was hearing in the opening of the tent and he was behind him,

11 and~Avraham {וְאַבְרָהָם / wê'av'ra'ham} and~Sarah {וְשָׂרָה / wê'sa'rah} BEARD~s {זְקֵנִים / zê'qey'nim}[135] COME(Verb)~ing(mp) {בָּאִים / ba'im} in~the~DAY~s {בַּיָּמִים / bai'ya'mim}[136] he~did~TERMINATE(Verb) {חָדַל / hha'dal} to~~>>~EXIST(Verb) {לִהְיוֹת / lih'yot} to~Sarah {לְשָׂרָה / lê'sa'rah} PATH {אֹרַח / o'rahh} like~the~WOMAN~s {כַּנָּשִׁים / ka'na'shim}[137]

and Avraham and Sarah were bearded ones, coming in the days, the path like the women terminated to exist for Sarah,

12 and~she~will~LAUGH(Verb) {וַתִּצְחַק / wa'tits'hhaq} Sarah {שָׂרָה / sa'rah} in~INSIDE~her {בְּקִרְבָּהּ / bê'qir'bah} to~~>>~SAY(Verb) {לֵאמֹר / ley'mor} AFTER {אַחֲרֵי / a'hha'rey} I~~>>~WEAR.OUT(Verb) {בְלֹתִי / vê'lo'ti}[138] she~did~EXIST(Verb) {הָיְתָה / hai'tah} to~~me {לִּי / li} PLEASURE {עֶדְנָה / ed'nah} and~LORD~me {וַאדֹנִי / wa'od'ni} he~did~BE.OLD(Verb) {זָקֵן-1 / za'qeyn}

and Sarah laughed inside herself saying, "after I am worn out, pleasure exists for me and my lord who is old?" [Commentary]

13 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} YHWH {יְהוָה / YHWH} TO {אֶל / el} Avraham {אַבְרָהָם / av'ra'ham} to~WHAT {לָמָּה / la'mah} THIS {זֶּה / zeh} she~did~LAUGH(Verb) {צָחֲקָה / tsa'hha'qah} Sarah {שָׂרָה / sa'rah} to~~>>~SAY(Verb) {לֵאמֹר / ley'mor} ?~MOREOVER {הַאַף-2 / ha'aph} INDEED {אֻמְנָם / um'nam}[139] I~will~BRING.FORTH(Verb) {אֵלֵד / ey'leyd} and~I {וַאֲנִי / wa'ani} I~did~BE.OLD(Verb) {זָקַנְתִּי / za'qan'ti}

and YHWH said to Avraham, "why is this, Sarah laughed saying, 'will I really bring forth when I am old?'"

14 ?~he~did~PERFORM(Verb) {הֲיִפָּלֵא / ha'yi'pa'ley} from~YHWH {מֵיְהוָה / mey'YHWH} WORD {דָּבָר / da'var} to~the~APPOINTED {לַמּוֹעֵד / la'mo'eyd} I~will~TURN.BACK(Verb) {אָשׁוּב / a'shuv} TO~you(ms) {אֵלֶיךָ / ey'ley'kha} like~the~APPOINTED.TIME {כָּעֵת / ka'eyt} LIVING {חַיָּה / hhai'yah}[140] and~to~Sarah {וּלְשָׂרָה / ul'sa'rah} SON {בֵן / veyn}

can the word from YHWH perform at the appointed time, I will turn back to you at the appointed time of living and to Sarah will be a son,

15 and~she~will~much~DENY(Verb) {וַתְּכַחֵשׁ / wat'kha'hheysh} Sarah {שָׂרָה / sa'rah} to~~>>~SAY(Verb) {לֵאמֹר / ley'mor} NOT {לֹא / lo} I~did~LAUGH(Verb) {צָחַקְתִּי / tsa'hhaq'ti} GIVEN.THAT {כִּי / ki} she~did~FEAR(Verb) {יָרֵאָה / ya'rey'ah} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} NOT {לֹא / lo} GIVEN.THAT {כִּי / ki} you(fs)~did~LAUGH(Verb) {צָחָקְתְּ / tsa'hhaq'te}

and Sarah lied, saying, "I did not laugh," given that she feared, and he said, "no, given that you did laugh,"

16 and~they(m)~will~RISE(Verb) {וַיָּקֻמוּ / wai'ya'qu'mu} from~THERE {מִשָּׁם / mi'sham} the~MAN~s {הָאֲנָשִׁים / ha'a'na'shim} and~they(m)~will~make~LOOK.DOWN(Verb) {וַיַּשְׁקִפוּ / wai'yash'qi'phu} UPON {עַל / al} FACE~s {פְּנֵי / pê'ney} Sedom {סְדֹם / sê'dom} and~Avraham {וְאַבְרָהָם / wê'av'ra'ham} WALK(Verb)~ing(ms) {הֹלֵךְ / ho'leykh} WITH~them(m) {עִמָּם / i'mam} to~~>>~much~SEND(Verb)~them(m) {לְשַׁלְּחָם / lê'shal'hham}

and the men rose from there and they looked down upon the face of Sedom, and Avraham was walking with them to send them off,

17 and~YHWH {וַיהוָה / wa'YHWH} he~did~SAY(Verb) {אָמָר / a'mar} the~much~COVER.OVER(Verb)~ing(ms) {הַמְכַסֶּה / ham'kha'seh}[141] I {אֲנִי / a'ni} from~Avraham {מֵאַבְרָהָם / mey'av'ra'ham} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} I {אֲנִי / a'ni} DO(Verb)~ing(ms) {עֹשֶׂה / o'seh}

and YHWH had said, "shall I cover over from Avraham what I am doing?"

18 and~Avraham {וְאַבְרָהָם / wê'av'ra'ham} ~>>~EXIST(Verb) {הָיוֹ / hai'o} he~will~EXIST(Verb) {יִהְיֶה / yih'yeh} to~NATION {לְגוֹי / lê'goy} GREAT {גָּדוֹל / ga'dol} and~NUMEROUS {וְעָצוּם / wê'a'tsum} and~they~did~be~KNEEL(Verb) {וְנִבְרְכוּ / wê'niv're'khu} in~~him {בוֹ / vo} ALL {כֹּל / kol} NATION~s {גּוֹיֵי / go'yey} the~LAND {הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets}

"and Avraham will surely exist as a great and numerous nation, and all the nations of the land will be respected with him,"

19 GIVEN.THAT {כִּי / ki} I~did~KNOW(Verb)~him {יְדַעְתִּיו / yê'da'tiw} to~THAT {לְמַעַן / lê'ma'an} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} he~will~much~DIRECT(Verb) {יְצַוֶּה / yê'tsa'weh} AT {אֶת / et} SON~s~him {בָּנָיו / ba'naw} and~AT {וְאֶת / wê'et} HOUSE~him {בֵּיתוֹ / bey'to} AFTER~him {אַחֲרָיו / a'hha'raw} and~they~did~SAFEGUARD(Verb) {וְשָׁמְרוּ / wê'sham'ru} ROAD {דֶּרֶךְ / de'rekh} YHWH {יְהוָה / YHWH} to~~>>~DO(Verb) {לַעֲשׂוֹת / la'a'sot} STEADFASTNESS {צְדָקָה / tsê'da'qah} and~DECISION {וּמִשְׁפָּט / u'mish'pat} to~THAT {לְמַעַן / lê'ma'an} ~>>~make~COME(Verb) {הָבִיא / ha'vi} YHWH {יְהוָה / YHWH} UPON {עַל / al} Avraham {אַבְרָהָם / av'ra'ham} AT {אֵת / eyt} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} he~did~much~SPEAK(Verb) {דִּבֶּר / di'ber} UPON~him {עָלָיו / a'law}

"given that I knew him, that he will direct his sons, and his house after him, and they will safeguard the road of YHWH to do steadfastness and decisions, so that YHWH will bring upon Avraham what he spoke upon him," [Commentary]

20 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} YHWH {יְהוָה / YHWH} YELL {זַעֲקַת / za'a'qat} Sedom {סְדֹם / sê'dom} and~Ghamorah {וַעֲמֹרָה / wa'a'mo'rah} GIVEN.THAT {כִּי / ki} she~did~INCREASE.IN.NUMBER(Verb) {רָבָּה / ra'bah} and~FAILURE~them(m) {וְחַטָּאתָם / wê'hha'ta'tam} GIVEN.THAT {כִּי / ki} she~did~BE.HEAVY(Verb) {כָבְדָה / khav'dah} MANY {מְאֹד / mê'od}

and YHWH said, "given that the yell of Sedom and Ghamorah had increased in number and given that their failure had become very heavy,"

21 I~will~GO.DOWN(Verb)~her {אֵרְדָה / eyr'dah} PLEASE {נָא-1 / na} and~I~will~SEE(Verb) {וְאֶרְאֶה / wê'er'eh} the~like~YELL~her {הַכְּצַעֲקָתָהּ / ha'ke'tsa'a'qa'tah} the~COME(Verb)~ing(fs) {הַבָּאָה / ha'ba'ah} TO~me {אֵלַי / ey'lai} they~did~DO(Verb) {עָשׂוּ / a'su} COMPLETION {כָּלָה / ka'lah} and~IF {וְאִם / wê'im} NOT {לֹא / lo} I~will~KNOW(Verb)~& {אֵדָעָה / ey'da'ah}

"I will go down to her please, and I will see whether her yell that is coming to me is a completion? and if not, I will know,"

22 and~they(m)~will~TURN(Verb) {וַיִּפְנוּ / wai'yiph'nu} from~THERE {מִשָּׁם / mi'sham} the~MAN~s {הָאֲנָשִׁים / ha'a'na'shim} and~they(m)~will~WALK(Verb) {וַיֵּלְכוּ / wai'yeyl'khu} Sedom~unto {סְדֹמָה / sê'do'mah} and~Avraham {וְאַבְרָהָם / wê'av'ra'ham} YET.AGAIN~him {עוֹדֶנּוּ / o'de'nu} STAND(Verb)~ing(ms) {עֹמֵד / o'meyd} to~FACE~s {לִפְנֵי / liph'ney}[142] YHWH {יְהוָה / YHWH}

and the men turned from there and they walked unto Sedom, and yet again Avraham was standing to the face of YHWH,

23 and~he~will~DRAW.NEAR(Verb) {וַיִּגַּשׁ / wai'yi'gash} Avraham {אַבְרָהָם / av'ra'ham} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמַר / wai'yo'mar} ?~MOREOVER {הַאַף-2 / ha'aph} you(ms)~will~CONSUME(Verb) {תִּסְפֶּה / tis'peh} STEADFAST.ONE {צַדִּיק / tsa'diq} WITH {עִם / im} LOST {רָשָׁע / ra'sha}

and Avraham drew near and he said, "moreover, will you consume the steadfast one with the lost?"

24 POSSIBLY {אוּלַי / u'lai} THERE.IS {יֵשׁ / yesh} FIVE~s {חֲמִשִּׁים / hha'mi'shim} STEADFAST.ONE~s {צַדִּיקִם / tsa'di'qim} in~MIDST {בְּתוֹךְ / bê'tokh} the~CITY {הָעִיר / ha'ir} ?~MOREOVER {הַאַף-2 / ha'aph} you(ms)~will~CONSUME(Verb) {תִּסְפֶּה / tis'peh} and~NOT {וְלֹא / wê'lo} you(ms)~will~LIFT.UP(Verb) {תִשָּׂא / ti'sa}[143] to~the~AREA {לַמָּקוֹם / la'ma'qom} to~THAT {לְמַעַן / lê'ma'an} FIVE~s {חֲמִשִּׁים / hha'mi'shim} the~STEADFAST.ONE~s {הַצַּדִּיקִם / ha'tsa'di'qim} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} in~INSIDE~her {בְּקִרְבָּהּ / bê'qir'bah}

"possibly there are fifty steadfast ones in the midst of the city, moreover will you consume and not lift up to that area of the fifty steadfast ones which are inside her?"

25 FAR.BE.IT {חָלִלָה / hha'li'lah} to~~you(ms) {לְּךָ / lê'kha} from~~>>~DO(Verb) {מֵעֲשֹׂת / mey'a'sot} like~the~WORD {כַּדָּבָר / ka'da'var} the~THIS {הַזֶּה / ha'zeh} to~~>>~make~DIE(Verb) {לְהָמִית / lê'ha'mit} STEADFAST.ONE {צַדִּיק / tsa'diq} WITH {עִם / im} LOST {רָשָׁע / ra'sha} and~he~did~EXIST(Verb) {וְהָיָה / wê'hai'yah} like~the~STEADFAST.ONE {כַצַּדִּיק / kha'tsa'diq} like~the~LOST {כָּרָשָׁע / ka'ra'sha} FAR.BE.IT {חָלִלָה / hha'li'lah} to~~you(fs) {לָּךְ / lakh} ?~DECIDE(Verb)~ing(ms) {הֲשֹׁפֵט / ha'sho'pheyt} ALL {כָּל / kol} the~LAND {הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets} NOT {לֹא / lo} he~will~DO(Verb) {יַעֲשֶׂה / ya'a'seh} DECISION {מִשְׁפָּט / mish'pat}

far be it to you from doing in this manner to kill the correct with the lost and the correct will be like the lost, far be it to you, will the judge of all of the land not do judgement,

26 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} YHWH {יְהוָה / YHWH} IF {אִם / im} I~will~FIND(Verb) {אֶמְצָא / em'tsa} in~Sedom {בִסְדֹם / vis'dom} FIVE~s {חֲמִשִּׁים / hha'mi'shim} STEADFAST.ONE~s {צַדִּיקִם / tsa'di'qim} in~MIDST {בְּתוֹךְ / bê'tokh} the~CITY {הָעִיר / ha'ir} and~I~did~LIFT.UP(Verb) {וְנָשָׂאתִי / wê'na'sa'ti} to~ALL {לְכָל / lê'khol} the~AREA {הַמָּקוֹם / ha'ma'qom} in~the~CROSS.OVER(Verb)~ed(ms)~them(m) {בַּעֲבוּרָם / ba'a'vu'ram}

and YHWH said, if I will find in Sedom fifty correct ones in the midst of the city I will lift up to all of the place on account of them,

27 and~he~will~ANSWER(Verb) {וַיַּעַן / wai'ya'an} Avraham {אַבְרָהָם / av'ra'ham} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמַר / wai'yo'mar} LOOK {הִנֵּה / hin'neyh} PLEASE {נָא-1 / na} I~will~make~TAKE.UPON(Verb) {הוֹאַלְתִּי / ho'al'ti} to~~>>~much~SPEAK(Verb) {לְדַבֵּר / lê'da'beyr} TO {אֶל / el} Adonai {אֲדֹנָי / a'do'nai} and~I {וְאָנֹכִי / wê'a'no'khi} POWDER {עָפָר / a'phar} and~ASH {וָאֵפֶר / wa'ey'pher}

and Avraham answered and he said, please look, I take upon to speak to Adonai and I am powder and dust,

28 POSSIBLY {אוּלַי / u'lai} they(m)~will~DIMINISH(Verb) {יַחְסְרוּן / yahh'se'run} FIVE~s {חֲמִשִּׁים / hha'mi'shim} the~STEADFAST.ONE~s {הַצַּדִּיקִם / ha'tsa'di'qim} FIVE {חֲמִשָּׁה / hha'mi'shah} ?~you(ms)~will~make~DAMAGE(Verb) {הֲתַשְׁחִית / ha'tash'hhit} in~the~FIVE {בַּחֲמִשָּׁה / ba'hha'mi'shah} AT {אֶת / et} ALL {כָּל / kol} the~CITY {הָעִיר / ha'ir} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} NOT {לֹא / lo} I~will~make~DAMAGE(Verb) {אַשְׁחִית / ash'hhit} IF {אִם / im} I~will~FIND(Verb) {אֶמְצָא / em'tsa} THERE {שָׁם / sham} FOUR~s {אַרְבָּעִים / ar'ba'im} and~FIVE {וַחֲמִשָּׁה / wa'hha'mi'shah}

possibly the fifty correct ones diminish by five, will you destroy all of the city with the five, and he said, I will not cause damage if I will find there forty-five,

29 and~he~will~make~ADD(Verb) {וַיֹּסֶף / wai'yo'seph} YET.AGAIN {עוֹד / od}[144] to~~>>~much~SPEAK(Verb) {לְדַבֵּר / lê'da'beyr} TO~him {אֵלָיו / ey'law} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמַר / wai'yo'mar} POSSIBLY {אוּלַי / u'lai} they(m)~will~be~FIND(Verb) {יִמָּצְאוּן / yi'mats'un} THERE {שָׁם / sham} FOUR~s {אַרְבָּעִים / ar'ba'im} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} NOT {לֹא / lo} I~will~DO(Verb) {אֶעֱשֶׂה / e'e'seh} in~the~CROSS.OVER(Verb)~ed(ms) {בַּעֲבוּר / ba'a'vur} the~FOUR~s {הָאַרְבָּעִים / ha'ar'ba'im}

and he continued to speak to him and he said, possibly forty will be found there, and he said, I will not do on account of the forty,

30 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} DO.NOT {אַל / al} PLEASE {נָא-1 / na} he~will~FLARE.UP(Verb) {יִחַר / yi'hhar} to~Adonai {לַאדֹנָי / la'do'nai} and~I~will~much~SPEAK(Verb)~& {וַאֲדַבֵּרָה / wa'a'da'bey'rah} POSSIBLY {אוּלַי / u'lai} they(m)~will~be~FIND(Verb) {יִמָּצְאוּן / yi'mats'un} THERE {שָׁם / sham} THREE~s {שְׁלֹשִׁים / shê'lo'shim} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} NOT {לֹא / lo} I~will~DO(Verb) {אֶעֱשֶׂה / e'e'seh} IF {אִם / im} I~will~FIND(Verb) {אֶמְצָא / em'tsa} THERE {שָׁם / sham} THREE~s {שְׁלֹשִׁים / shê'lo'shim}

and he said to Adonai, please do not flare up and I will speak, possibly thirty will be found there, and he said, I will not do if I will find there thirty,

31 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} LOOK {הִנֵּה / hin'neyh} PLEASE {נָא-1 / na} I~will~make~TAKE.UPON(Verb) {הוֹאַלְתִּי / ho'al'ti} to~~>>~much~SPEAK(Verb) {לְדַבֵּר / lê'da'beyr} TO {אֶל / el} Adonai {אֲדֹנָי / a'do'nai} POSSIBLY {אוּלַי / u'lai} they(m)~will~be~FIND(Verb) {יִמָּצְאוּן / yi'mats'un} THERE {שָׁם / sham} TEN~s {עֶשְׂרִים / es'rim} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} NOT {לֹא / lo} I~will~make~DAMAGE(Verb) {אַשְׁחִית / ash'hhit} in~the~CROSS.OVER(Verb)~ed(ms) {בַּעֲבוּר / ba'a'vur} the~TEN~s {הָעֶשְׂרִים / ha'es'rim}

and he said, please look, I will take upon to speak to Adonai, possibly twenty will be found there, and he said, I will not cause damage on account of the twenty,

32 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} DO.NOT {אַל / al} PLEASE {נָא-1 / na} he~will~FLARE.UP(Verb) {יִחַר / yi'hhar} to~Adonai {לַאדֹנָי / la'do'nai} and~I~will~much~SPEAK(Verb) {וַאֲדַבְּרָה / wa'a'da'be'rah} SURELY {אַךְ / akh} the~FOOTSTEP {הַפַּעַם / ha'pa'am} POSSIBLY {אוּלַי / u'lai} they(m)~will~be~FIND(Verb) {יִמָּצְאוּן / yi'mats'un} THERE {שָׁם / sham} TEN {עֲשָׂרָה / a'sa'rah} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} NOT {לֹא / lo} I~will~make~DAMAGE(Verb) {אַשְׁחִית / ash'hhit} in~the~CROSS.OVER(Verb)~ed(ms) {בַּעֲבוּר / ba'a'vur} the~TEN {הָעֲשָׂרָה / ha'a'sa'rah}

and he said to Adonai, please do no flare up and I will speak, surely this time, possibly ten will be found there, and he said I will not cuase damage on account of the ten,

33 and~he~will~WALK(Verb) {וַיֵּלֶךְ / wai'yey'lekh} YHWH {יְהוָה / YHWH} like~WHICH {כַּאֲשֶׁר / ka'a'sheyr} he~did~much~FINISH(Verb) {כִּלָּה / ki'lah} to~~>>~much~SPEAK(Verb) {לְדַבֵּר / lê'da'beyr} TO {אֶל / el} Avraham {אַבְרָהָם / av'ra'ham} and~Avraham {וְאַבְרָהָם / wê'av'ra'ham} he~did~TURN.BACK(Verb) {שָׁב / shav} to~AREA~him {לִמְקֹמוֹ / lim'qo'mo}

and YHWH walked just as he finished to speak to Avraham and Avraham turned back to his place,



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